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  • A Harvest fit for all

    YOUNGSTERS at a Barry primary school have boosted the Vale Foodbank’s supplies after parents using tins as part of a fitness workout. read more

  • Results from Barrivale Bridge Club

    THE latest results from Barrivale Bridge Club for October 28 are: read more

  • Two top shows scheduled for St David's Hall 2015

    TICKETS to see Jillian Michaels’ acclaimed ‘Maximize Your Life’ live UK tour is on sale now for her January show. America’s leading health, wellness and fitness authority will bring her critically acclaimed show to St David’s Hall, Cardiff on January 26 2015. read more


    COLLARD (Gillian) Peacefully passed away on 18th October aged 60. Loving partner to Tommy. Beloved daughter, sister, mother and doting Nan. Service to be held at The Vale Chapel, Windsor Road, Barry on Friday 7th November at 12.45pm. Family flowers only. You fought an amazing fight and always with a smile so sleep tight. All our love X read more


    WATERFIELD (Anita Karen) Suddenly passed away on October 19th at U.H.W. Cardiff. A much loved mother and grandmother, who will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Resting at the Park Independent Funeral Directors, 7 Tynewydd Road, Barry until her service at the Cardiff and Vale Crematorium, Barry at 12 midday, Tuesday 4th November 2014. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home or donations in lieu to the NSPCC. read more


    TYRRELL (Sandra) Peacefully at home on 23rd October Sandra, aged 74 years sadly passed away. Much loved Daughter of Eva and the late William. Loving Sister to Pam, Lorraine, Denise, Colin and Gail also all her family, nieces and nephews. Resting at The Vale Funeral Service, 181 Court Rd, Barry until her service at Cardiff & Glamorgan Crematorium, Port Road East, Barry on Friday 7th November at 3pm Family flowers only donations if desired can be made at the service to `Noah`s Ark Appeal` Funeral arrangements entrusted to Nicola Ellis @ The Vale Funeral Service 01446 407962 read more


    CLARKE (nee Liddiatt) GWENDOLINE (Gwen) 30.10.96 Loved and remembered every day x read more


    JONES PAT & RON (2nd November 1954) Born this day a pigeon pair, with bright blue eyes and very fair hair, they've grown up ok this Sister and Brother, Happy 60th Kids from a proud Father and Mother. Love you XXX read more

  • Q READ

    QUEENIE READ Formerly of Park Crescent, Barry. Queenie passed away peacefully at Orchard Manor Care Home in Chester on Monday Oct 20th. Sadly missed by all her family. read more


    CLAIRE PRINCE 40 Happy Big 40! November 3rd 0 40 4 Have a wicked time. 40 40 Loads of love, Mumsie. 40 xxx 40 Happy 40th Birthday Mum. 40 Hugs, love and kisses. Carter and Karla xxx 40 read more


    CARMEN THOMPSON Happy *10th* Birthday Have A Fantastic Day. "Loves you all the World" Dad, Ashley & all the Thompson Family + Ellie XXXXXXXX read more


    18 HELLSTROM (Morgan) 18 18 Happy 18th 18 8 Birthday for 1 50 18 November 1st. All our love, Mum, Gary, Ross and Rhys 8 18 XXXX 1 read more


    MILES (Russell Clive) 1st November 1959 I always think of you and the things we used to share, and then I realise you are no longer there We were soul mates through and through and one in a million I had in you My love forever Karen XXXXXX read more


    GWILLIAM (Bill) 1st November A much loved Husband, Dad and Bampy There's a clearing in the wood. It's a calm and peaceful place. At this spot an oak once stood And nothing grew to fill the space. Rene, Christine, Kevin, Debbie, Scott, Katherine and Sarah. read more


    BOYLE-THOMPSON Congratulations SEAN & ROSE on your engagement. Welcome to the family. Lots of love, Mum, Dad, Christopher and Connor XXXXX read more


    ELIZABETH SMART Special thanks to my very dear family and friends for the many cards and beautiful flowers and messages on my 93rd Birthday. Love you all, Bette. read more


    FANARIOTIS Spiros Peacefully after a long illness at the University Hospital of Wales Cardiff on October 22nd Spiros of Romilly Park Road Barry. Dearly beloved husband of Maria, cherished father of Thedora. Spiros will be sadly missed by all his loving family and friends in Wales and his beloved Corfu. Resting at A.G. Adams & Son Tynewydd Funeral Home Gladstone Road Barry until his funeral service at St. Nicholas. The Greek Orthodox Church, Greek Church Street, Butetown Cardiff on Monday November 3rd at 12 noon followed by interment at Barry cemetery at 2.00.p.m. Family flowers only but donations in lieu of flowers on the day if desired to St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Cardiff. read more

  • P RYAN

    RYAN Paul Robert Peacefully passed away on October 22nd at the Pen-Y-Bont Court Nursing Home Bridgend, Paul, dearly beloved husband of Janet, much loved father of Scott, Craig and Melissa, dear father in law of Tamatha, Gillian and Darren, cherished grandfather to all his grandchildren. Paul was greatly loved by his family and many friends and will be sadly missed. Resting at A.G. Adams & Son Tynewydd Funeral Home Gladstone Road Barry until his funeral service in the Chapel on Friday October 31st at 10.15.a.m. followed by cremation at the Cardiff & Glamorgan Crematorium Barry at 11.15.a.m. Family flowers only but donations in lieu of flowers to the Pen-Y-Bont Court Nursing Home, Ewenny Road, Bridgend. CF35 5AW. PAUL A smile for all, A heart of gold, The very best The world could hold, In tears we saw you sinking, We watched you fade away, Our hearts were almost broken, You fought so hard to stay. All our love always XXXX read more

  • Fireworks in tribute to fundraising stalwart

    THE organisers of this year’s Barry Fireworks Fiesta are dedicating this year's event to honour a member who died in a tragic accident. read more

  • Island fun at Cove

    ANYONE fancying a good giggle or guffaw is invited to attend a live stand-up comedy event at a Barry Island cafe. read more

  • Upcoming events and activities

    THE next book signing of the Romans in the Vale of Glamorgan will take place on Saturday, November 1. Karl-James Langford will make another appearance at WHSmiths, King Square, Barry between 10am and 4pm to sign and chat with customers about his book. read more

  • MMG B deny FC Barry the victory

    PLAYER manager Lee Galsworthy is still trying to work out how MMG B didn’t win this game comfortable. The game started with home side playing up the slope against the wind knowing their superior fitness would tell. The opening exchanges were quite cagey with both teams probing each side for signs of weakness. It was a true second division game with lots of old heads on both sides playing in a good competitive spirit with the occasional hand bags. read more

  • Pumas are the worthy winners against Cadoxton Barry Seconds

    Vale of Glamorgan League Division One read more

  • Barry & District male skittles league results

    RESULTS from the Barry & District male skittles league: read more

  • Barry girl sails into GB top 10 after hard work

    TILLY Matthews (age 16) from Barry who attends Ysgol Bro Morganwg and Jemma Viney (age 16) from Peterston Super Ely who attends Cowbridge Comprehensive School have been selected for the RYA 420 UK Youth Sailing Squad. The squad is made up of the eight best youth (age 18 and under) crews in Britain. read more

  • Round up of Sully sporting teams

    WELSH FA Trophy third round read more

  • Energy bosses answer Barry public

    BOSSES from a leading energy company were in Barry this week to explain the facts behind rising energy bills. read more

  • Hiwaun’s lack of players gives Barry a bye

    Unfortunately Barry's Swalec Bowl fixture against Hirwaun last weekend was cancelled due to the visitors being unable to field a side, giving Barry a bye into the next round. read more

  • Sully Sports struggle against Tonyrefail

    THIS weekend saw Sully Sports welcome Tonyrefail in the SWALEC Bowl. read more

  • Sully lose out to a strong Blaenau Gwent

    SULLY Indoor bowls team welcomed Blaenau Gwent to Sully Stadium on Saturday in what was going to be one of the important games of this seasons league matches. read more

  • Team are thankful for their brand new kit

    UNDER 12 Sully Sports Blues are delighted to be wearing their new kit sponsored by the theatre company Omidaze Productions. read more

  • Talented gymnasts on superb form at the Welsh Disability Championships

    PENARTH Gymnastics Club has done it again. Gymnasts from Penarth and Barry who attend the club proved to be the best in Wales at the annual Welsh Disability Championships, recently held in Swansea Gymnastics Centre. They vied with both Welsh gymnasts and in the open section, with the best of Great Britain. read more

  • Special call-up for Vale duo

    A BARRY sportsman with intellectual learning disabilities has been chosen to represent Great Britain at prestigious World Games in Los Angeles 2015. read more

  • Worlds Harmony (Open your mind)

    THE circle of the world looks in harmony, read more

  • Barry Saints dismantle the Builders

    BARRY Saints continued their great form with a resounding 13-1 victory over John Davey Builders. read more

  • Group express concerns over the destruction of local areas

    THE next meeting of Barry & Vale Friends of the Earth will be on Tuesday, November 4, at 7.30pm in the Castle Hotel, Jewel Street, Barry. read more

  • Grab a bargain this Saturday

    ON Saturday, November 1 there will be a chance for everyone to grab a bargain at the fayre held at St Paul’s Church Hall, Barry. read more

  • Return to sender

    TWO Barry shops have become the latest locations where home shoppers can drop off parcels they wish to return. read more

  • Long drive

    MY drive to work today was not exceptional. read more

  • Shared Reading Group is back after break

    THE Shared Reading Group is back from their recent break with a meeting on Friday, October 31 from 1pm until 2.15pm at Barry Library. read more

  • Plenty of local activities to enjoy

    THE Rhoose & District History Society will hold another of its popular talk on Friday, October 31. read more

  • Craft fair will have Christmas all wrapped up

    ON Saturday, November 1, Enfys will hold its second of three craft fairs running up to Christmas. Stalls will be overflowing with special gifts for Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries and more. read more

  • Art visit was a delight

    I WAS delighted to be invited along to local artist Glyn Pooley's studio last week. He really is interesting to speak to and has some excellent art on display including paintings, drawings and sculptures. read more

  • Karate club meets

    A BARRY karate club ensured the Vale MP got the chop when he visited them recently. read more

  • Shock at lack of help for Welsh NHS

    I AM shocked at the latest revelations that the Welsh NHS is facing meltdown and is in crisis. read more

  • Recent results from Sully Bridge Club

    SULLY Bridge Club results for the week ending October 25: read more

  • Results from Barrivale Bridge Club

    LATEST results from Barrivale Bridge Club for October 21. read more

  • Beat flu this winter

    I AM writing to let your readers know how important it is to have your free flu jab as soon as possible if you have diabetes. There are over 72,000 people living with diabetes in South Wales and they are particularly at risk of flu and its complications. People with diabetes under the age of 65 are over nine times more likely to die from the flu than people who don’t have diabetes in this age group. read more

  • Have your say on Rhoose library

    MOST of you will be aware that the current administration of the Vale council is proposing to downgrade Rhoose Library from a professional service to a community run library. We have been advised that there is to be a 'drop-in session' planned for Friday, November 7 from 3.30pm to 7pm in Rhoose Library. read more

  • Author Peter James will meet fans at the New Theatre

    THE Perfect Murder, based on the book by top selling author Peter James, will be running at the New Theatre, Cardiff this November. read more

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